Monday, 21 July 2014

MH17 and the reason why Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will trade on the personal grief of so may families around the world

When a Malaysia Airlines plane went down in March 2014 with all passengers and crew lost Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott made the most of the political opportunity that tragedy presented.

With the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 it would appear that he is again attempting to insert himself into the very real grief of so many families around the world:

And this is the reason why he has seized this opportunity:

The Age, Nielsen Poll, 21 July 2014

1 comment:

sue said...

Abbott saying his daughters flew MH17 a few months ago raises a couple of questions. Did his daughters pay full fare or did they get special deal due to dad? If so, is that in part the reason Abbott has spent so much Aus taxpayer funds finding MH370?